Latest Pashtun tribes Stories

2008-07-26 06:00:14

Excerpt from report headlined "Taleban commander released on bail" by Pakistani newspaper Dawn website on 26 July Lakki Marwat [North-West Frontier Province], 25 July: A local Taleban commander has been released on bail.

2006-04-21 18:59:25

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - It's a Nubian tribe, the word for "rose" in Persian, the "sun" in Sanskrit and, oh yes, it's also an obscure variation on the Hebrew name Sarah and refers to form of an Alpaca's wool.

2005-06-30 21:34:31

By Christine Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - The lawyer for an Afghan tribal leaderaccused of being a leading drug trafficker said on Thursday hisclient's arrest in New York was politically motivated and aimedat weakening his tribe as well as the Taliban in Afghanistan.

Word of the Day
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.